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Intel set the bar very low for mainstream SSDs with the SSD 540s, but the market will continue on. This drive delivers less performance per dollar compared to market leaders and fails to compete with offerings from Tier 3 manufacturers. If you want a...
SSD Optimizer software is very good and includes several nice features, Reliability, 5year warranty
Expensive, Under performs compared to other mainstream SSD offerings with lower prices
The Intel SSD 540s is their first entry level consumer SSD in quite a while, and our first look at Silicon Motion's new SM2258 controller. It's a little surprising to see Intel being an early adopter of a third-party SSD controller after their SandForce-b...
Intel's choice to release a TLC based drive was obvious with the value segment blowing up in the past few months. With pricing becoming more and more cut throat, it doesn't seem like the Intel 540s Series will fair too well in sales compared to everyone e...